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Oct 4, 2012 8:00am EDT
of this push, these strict voter i.d. laws, this is being pushed almost exclusively by republicans, yes or no? >> there are issues where democrats and republicans are at fault, where they are both to blame. this is not one of these issues. this is an issue that since the 2010 elections, laws that restrict the right to vote have been passed overwhelmingly by republicans in states with republican legislatures and republican government. that includes efforts to crack down on voter registration drives, to make it harder for people to register by demanding proof of citizenship. that means cutting back on early voting. that requires the government- issued i.d. to cast a ballot. that prevents ex-felons from voting after they served their time. purging the voter rolls. these are all laws that have been passed by republicans and republican states. that is why the article was titled the gop war on voting. tavis: why are the republicans pushing this issue? what is the take away for them? >> if you ask republicans why they are pushing the issue, they will give you a two word response. voter fraud. if you
WHUT
Oct 7, 2012 6:00pm EDT
the presidential campaign. it is reasonable to think these are settled policy and settled law. come to find out they're not settled law and could quickly not be settled law. you wonder what happened that we're suddenly refighting all the battles? >> what happened is racism, i mean, suddenly, we have a proud black family in the white house and suddenly, i mean, this year, for the first yearr i believe, babies born were more babies of color than white babies. you know, there is -- there is fear. and it just doesn't feel right to folks. so the answer is blowing in the wind. you know, it depends what we but it is a profound change to think of this country -- you know, this may be a little far out what i'm about to say, but i think that as people bear the mark of their childhood and that is what is familiar. until they dig it out, look at the wound, i mean, this country was born in a profoundly violent way. you know, the biggest almost genocide in history. you know, 90% of the people who llved here, the 500 tribes and nations, whatever who lived here, were killed by invasion and disease and so on. a
WHUT
Oct 4, 2012 7:00am EDT
the song came as a shock. when i got at the record i gave it to my mother-in-law. she said [indiscernible] . >> he was no longer in charge. this man had taken over. it was a moment in pop history , but dealings were mixed in liverpool. part i remember feeling, how long will this last? we all knew this was a big thing. gone.nths later, it's ♪ ♪ >> for a 15-year-old singer it would never be the same again. after this came the madness. >> i'm from liverpool pant i used to sing 60 years ago -- and i used to sing 60 years ago. [indiscernible] it was beatlemania. >> tony barrow was asked to write a press release for the beatles. >> i said, yes. >> the sales, even though it made it to number one locally,. or disappointments >> what happened was people like the fans thinking if we've purchased this single, the beatles will be off to london and we don't want to do that, if we want to keep the beatles right here. >> its a great beginning of the beatles story in pop history, but something special here had come to an end. bbc news, liverpool. >> liverpool's loss was everyone else's gain. let me r
WHUT
Oct 6, 2012 10:00am EDT
.d. suppression laws, barriers to understanding the deadlines and when you need to vote -- register to vote, to go out and vote. there is language barriers autos well. going out to vote most of these women and men that latinos, hard working, working not just 9:00 to 5:00 they're working the dawn, early hours then until very late. that's another barrier that you can do why latino community is not coming out. but i'm optimistic i think the number will be 12 million for this year. >> that would be good. 50% of eligible. >> it's always a challenge with a younger population, younger people are challenged to vote and so i think that that then becomes exacerbated when you look at the latino vote. i'm very optimistic. in my state of maryland we have something as driver, maryland dream act that will be on our ballot that is great in seven i have to vote. also in addition to removing those barriers, expanding opportunities to vote whether it's early voting or late polling hours those are really important to get people out who are in fact hard working and doing lots of other things in their lives. >> as you
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